Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thank-shivving

(No, we didn’t have an unfortunate accident on Turkey Day) Thanksgiving has come and gone.  I don’t know that I could imagine a more strange and chaotic Tgiving without throwing in actually entertaining at my own house and a little … Continue reading

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String Bean Theory

We took Felix for his 9 month check up.  He’s still top of the height/length growth chart.  He’s grown 2” in the last 3 months.  But weight?  He’s gained nothing.  He’s actually lost 3 ounces.  And the little stinker will … Continue reading

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The Great Brace

Was it just last week I posted a blog about how well things were going and how pleased I was with Stella’s behavior?  Yeah.  I take it back.  I know, I know.  Not every day will be stellar for anybody.  … Continue reading

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Stuck On You

My daughter has a love affair with her own hair.  Somehow, some way, “long beautiful hair” became her dedicated style.  I know that lots of little girls are this way.  Stella, however, wants hers down and flowing at all times. … Continue reading

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CSI: My-Mommy

I have to say that I’m pretty pleased with how much Stella’s communication has improved over the past couple of months.  Maybe it’s the speech therapy.  I’m more inclined to give her school credit.  I just seriously love that place … Continue reading

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It’s My Potty and I’ll Cry If I Want To

Will decided last week that it was time to “rip the band aid off” with respect to potty training.  Yeah, our 3 year old daughter has been inching toward big girl panties now for about 9 months.  Our lack of … Continue reading

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When Your Shit Comes In

I’m a huge proponent of using my sense of humor as a coping mechanism for life.  Sure, it may sometimes – often, even – be inappropriate, but it’s what works for me.  I have young children now, so I can’t … Continue reading

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Sowing Your Wild Goats

Felix has been really enjoying the stage where everything goes into his mouth.  Actually, I think he’s done this stage bigger and better than Stella ever did.  Whether it be fistfuls of grass and dead leaves outside, pipe cleaners, shreds … Continue reading

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Matchybox Car

My evolution into “one of those people” continues. I recently wrote about Stella’s new affiliation with that show Too Cute (See Kitty Porn).  DirecTV offers the ability to send episodes straight to your DVR, “on demand.”  (Stay with me.  This … Continue reading

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Steroid to Heaven

I’m still trying to kick whatever respiratory germ this is that has taken up semi-permanent residence in my body.  I went to a doc in the box Tuesday.  Understandably, no one wants to give a pregnant or nursing mama anything … Continue reading

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